Leviathan Lookout
US 282, CA 16

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 282, CA 16 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered June 4, 1998
Nominated by Mark Swift
Location Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Alpine County, California
Coordinates N 38° 41.001' W 119° 36.709' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 41' 00" W 119° 36' 43"
N 38.683355° W 119.611825°
Elevation 8,923 ft (2,720 m)
Built 1957
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Carson Ranger District


Similar to a R6 Flatroof, but with a difference in the windows, Leviathan Lookout is an unusual R4 adaptation. Built in 1957, it is the only lookout remaining on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The ground floor is concrete block with a 15’x 15’ cab with catwalk.


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